Benalla’s students are struggling to keep pace with their metropolitan counterparts and they are not alone, with outcomes for regional students across Victoria far worse than those schooled in Melbourne.. Data recently released by the
The state government is helping environmental groups in Benalla and the north east to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment.. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes recently announced that environmental volunteer groups
The Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards have been launched for 2018 and the search for Benalla’s community champions has begun.. You can nominate someone for an award in one of these categories:. ●Prime Super Agricultural
Screening this weekend is the is the delightfully funny, Finding Your Feet (M) starring Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie and Timothy Spall.. When ‘‘Lady’’ Sandra Abbot discovers that her husband of 40 years is having an affair
Organisations that support senior Victorians in Benalla are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Participation for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Seniors grants program, which are now open.. The grants available are worth $300000
A-Grade. The Bats came away with a much needed win on Saturday, playing some competitive netball and proving just how versatile the team is, with lots of changes made throughout the game.. Emily Neilson played a strong game in goals, Steph Hogg and
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
Mexican authorities will carry out an operational audit of Damojh airlines, the company whose Boeing 737 crashed in Havana on Friday, killing 110 people.
The UK's Sunday papers have been gushing in their praise of the royal wedding, describing Harry and Meghan's nuptials as a "moment to celebrate".
Two dressmakers in Sydney have pulled an all-nighter to recreate Meghan Markle's minimalist royal wedding gown and billowing embroidered veil within 10 hours.
The WA premier will wait for advice from the coroner about gun use before considering whether laws should be tightened to factor in a person's mental health.
Scientists expect a series of explosive eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could spread ash and volcanic smog across the Big Island.
The chairman of SKorea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who transformed the electronics, chemicals and telecommunications conglomerate into a global brand, has died.
An agreement between China and the US to take "effective measures" to reduce trade deficit could edge the Australian share market higher despite a futures fall.
A fortnight of House of Representatives sittings and Senate estimates hearings will start on Monday as a date is awaited for five federal by-elections.
Many of the 2640 people celebrating Harry and Meghan's wedding from inside the walls of Windsor Castle were from charities, local schools and residents.
The Queensland government will increase infrastructure spending in the budget by more than $2 billion from last year.